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dynamics

 [di-nam´iks]
1. the scientific study of forces in action; a phase of mechanics.
2. the motivating or driving forces, physical or moral, in any field.
group dynamics the forces that underlie group interaction; the interactions among group members.

dy·nam·ics

(dī-nam'iks),
1. The science of motion in response to forces.
2. In psychiatry, used as a contraction of psychodynamics.
3. In the behavioral sciences, any of the numerous intrapersonal and interpersonal influences or phenomena associated with personality development and interpersonal processes.
[G. dynamis, force]

dynamics

/dy·nam·ics/ (di-nam´iks) the scientific study of forces in action; a phase of mechanics.

dy·nam·ics

(dī-nam'iks)
1. The science of motion in response to forces.
2. psychiatry The determination of how emotional and mental disorders develop.
3. behavioral sciences Any of the numerous intrapersonal and interpersonal influences or phenomena associated with personality development and interpersonal processes.
4. Factors that may contribute to a condition or situation.
[G. dynamis, force]

dynamics

the branch of mechanics concerned with the effects of forces on the motion of physical bodies. See also acceleration, force.

dynamics

motion occurring in response to force

dy·nam·ics

(dī-nam'iks)
Science of motion in response to forces.
[G. dynamis, force]

dynamics

1. the scientific study of forces in action; a phase of mechanics.
2. the motivating or driving forces, physical or moral, in any field.
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